Mercedes-Benz (German pronunciation: [mɛʁˈtseːdəs ˈbɛnts]) is a brand of cars, trucks, buses and coaches from the Daimler AG company of Germany. The company was once known as Daimler-Benz and is still sometimes called just "Mercedes." Mercedes-Benz is the world's oldest car maker and the cars they make are expensive. The symbol of Mercedes-Benz is very famous. It is a three-pointed star inside of a circle and was designed by one of the men who started the company, Gottlieb Daimler. The three points of the star stand for land, air and sea because Daimler's engines were used not only in cars and trucks but in airplanes and boats. The symbol was first used in 1909.
|Predecessor||Mercedes-Benz division of Daimler AG|
|Founded||June 25, 1926|
|Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO|
|2,164,187 cars worldwide (2020)|
Mercedes-Benz cars are an important part of the history of the car with many "firsts”. They were the first to build a diesel-powered car in the 1930s, the first to build a car with fuel injection in the 1950s and the first to offer antilock brakes in the 1970s. Mercedes-Benz cars have also been important in auto racing history.
Early days change
The Benz Patent-Motorwagen was the company's first production car, built by Rheinische Gasmotorenfabrik Benz & Cie (known today as Mercedes-Benz) it was built in 1885 or 1886. It is often considered the first real gasoline -powered car. By 1901, the cars had become very popular among the rich, mostly because of the efforts of Emil Jellineck.
- A-Class – Hatchback / Sedan
- B-Class – Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV)
- C-Class – Sedan/Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet
- CLA – 4-Door Coupé and Estate
- CLS – 4-Door Coupé and Estate
- E-Class – Sedan/Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet
- G-Class – Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLA – Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLB – Crossover
- GLC – Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- M-Class/GLE – Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV)
- GLS – Sports Utility Vehicle (SUVS)
- R-Class -- Station wagon/ Crossover
- S-Class – Sedan/Saloon, Coupé & Cabriolet
- SL – Grand Tourer
- SLC – Roadster
- V-Class – Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV)/ Van
- AMG GT – Sports car
- AMG GT4 – Sports Sedan/Saloon
- X-Class - Pickup Truck
- EQA - Electric Vehicle
- EQB - Electric Vehicle
- EQC - Electric Vehicle
- EQE SUV - Electric Vehicle
- EQS SUV - Electric Vehicle
- EQV - Electric Transport Vehicle
Other websites change
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- "Mercedes-Benz posts eighth consecutive record year and maintains number 1 position in the premium segment". Archived from the original on 22 July 2019. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
- "About us". Mercedes-Benz AG. Archived from the original on 10 June 2020. Retrieved 29 June 2020.
- "AMG – The Company". Mercedes-AMG GmbH. Archived from the original on 1 June 2020. Retrieved 29 June 2020.